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Managed care Any input, both direct and indirect, required to produce an intervention See Adjusted average per capita cost, Administrative cost, Average cost, Average cost per claim, Capital cost, Consumable cost, Direct cost, Fixed cost, Health care cost, Incremental cost, Indirect cost, Intangible cost, Marginal cost, Sunk cost, Variable cost. Cf Price Lab medicine The money expended by a provider to produce goods or services.


That amount of money, time, labor, or other expense required to gain possession of something or to attain a goal.
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Q. what is an ABR test? and how much does it cost?

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It basically consists of playing sounds to the patient and recording the electrical waves of the brain. It's generally safe and painless.

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56, relative to the costless delay treatments, and the differences are statistically significant.
Thus, in the market entry game, we expect players to use signals strategically when signaling is costless and non-binding, and to signal truthfully when deviations from signals to actions are costly.
The proposition relates the optimal punishment scheme directly to the empirical finding that criminals are more sensitive to changes in the certainty than severity of punishment, and it states that even when it is costless to catch and convict criminals, it is not optimal to do so with probability one.
Economic theorists generally have assumed that the dramatic difference between development and replication costs can be modeled as a single process with increasing returns to scale: a huge fixed cost (the initial investment) followed by costless duplication.
In preparation for the increased development activity, the Company announced today that effective June 1, 2009, it had monetized its current hedging component, a costless collar, on 1,000 barrels of oil per day with a $100.
We think it would be more popular and so desired to make it costless," says Sophia Liang, Manager International Marketing, Leawo Software.
Roger Bryant, Executive Chairman for FieldPoint, stated "The board of directors has decided that it would be wise to protect cash flow by hedging, and we have put in place a costless collar with an $87.
Michael Mercer, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, stated that "our additional hedging, through a combination of swaps and costless collars, provides EVEP with additional cash flow support in future years at average floor prices above those utilized in our prior acquisitions, while retaining a level of participation in any potential future commodity price increases.
Reaves went on to add, "I would also like to remind our shareholders at this time that our costless collar hedging program announced earlier this year has locked in 200 barrels of oil per day at a price of $95 through December 31 of this year.
I would like to also mention that the Costless Collar Hedging Agreement that we announced on April 23, 2012 was secured through the services of CitiBank.
It is a plausible, virtually costless way to accomplish your marketing goals.
Ray Reaves, President and CEO for FieldPoint, said, "As we have previously stated, the Company is protecting itself during this period of fluctuating energy pricing by the use of costless collar hedging.